A fantastic resource for parents and children
Daily Lessons from BBC Bitesize start on Monday at 9:00am on BBC iPlayer and Red Button.
Complete learning packs for the home. Activity book, answer booklet and help guides for parents
Here’s a great educational game to play with your child if they are in their first year of school or want to have a taste of what they’ll be learning when they start. This maths game has been especially created with the support of Early Years experts to help your child learn whilst having fun
Free creative activities for kids. Topic include: Literacy, Story Telling, PSHCE, Geography, History, Road Safety, Healthy Eating, Friendships and Respect.
Home Learning packs – teachers can link to assemblies and provide as an additional activity
A range of fun, hands-on activities for families to use at home, suitable for all ages from 4 to 16.
Caboodle have compiled a list of ways to help children explore their love of books at home, from drawing book characters and sharing stories to virtual story times and free activities. There are links to many other sites.
A number of free e-books including RWI, and many other resources.
Favourite songs from Out of the Ark Music to enjoy at home.
Curriculum based and most importantly, fun. There’s no need for instruments or to feel intimidated. Any age, any ability welcome. Music helps to look after our children’s minds and souls, especially at a time when they need it most plus, we may even find the next Elton or mini Mozart!
Now accessible from home – better to post specific songs and activities. Full permission to publish to school sites.
Scratch is a programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation with people from all over the world. As children create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically
Minecraft Education Edition is also free currently and we are using with KS2
Microsoft MakeCode brings computer science to life for all students with fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different levels.
Students can continue to learn at home while schools are closed. Code Break is full of resources for students and parents, including videos, fun tutorials, and projects!
Learn Spanish in just 5 minutes a day.
Activities spanning most of the curriculum. Particularly good for football lovers. To help support families, here there are curriculum-linked resources available to all for home learning, with no registration required. These free resources will cover English, Maths, Physical activity and Health and Wellbeing for Key Stages 1 and 2, with fun activities to keep children active and learning at home.
A collection of free, curriculum-linked resources to help parents up and down the country educate and entertain their children whilst at home.
Fancy showing off your creative football flair in the house – without breaking any ornaments or plant pots? Get stuck into some of the National Football Museum’s family-friendly activities. Check out the full line-up of workbooks, craft activities, colouring sheets and how-to walk throughs
Fun physical activities for children to do throughout the day as a way to get active, have fun as a family and break up the day. Examples include hide and seek, den or fort building and 'hot potato' ball games.
Move Crew is a programme developed with the expertise of teachers and physical activity specialists, elite athletes, kids and coaches. Each mission is designed to help kids unlock their 60 minutes of daily recommended activity.
Your kids can train along side their favourite superheroes, train like a Jedi, or practice their wizarding skills, from the comfort of their home. Calling all you Mums and Dads too! Get off the couch during Quarantine and get yourself moving, but most importantly let's train up the next generation of Superheroes with 'The Get Kids Moving Initiative’.
Children's music programme. A chance for viewers to dance with Nat and Pete
Change4Life and Disney have teamed up again to bring you new Shake Up games inspired by Disney and Pixar's Toy Story 4 and Incredibles 2, and Disney's The Lion King and Frozen. These 10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count towards the 60 active minutes they need every day!
Funetics from England Athletics. The videos demonstrate parents and children (aged 4-11) taking part in FUN activities based on fundamental core movement skills: running, jumping and throwing. (Is a note on site to say to complete as family despite videos being group).
Ready, Set, Ride (Also available as an mobile app) A set of videos and activities to help learning to ride a bike (also working on core skills).
Feeling good mentally is just as important as feeling good physically. Emotional health plays a huge role in how children and young people think, feel and behave.
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.